How to create NanoBSD iso image to install NanoBSD on vmware machine?

Olivier Nicole olivier.nicole at
Mon Jul 15 07:56:50 UTC 2013


> I am new to Nanobsd and trying to create an iso image which can be
> installed on vmware machine.
> I created an iso image using the disk image
> (/usr/obj/nanobsd.full/_.disk.image) generated according to steps
> given in NanoBSD
> How To <> .
> VM could boot up with this ISO image, but I got an error as below before I
> could get OS installation prompt:
> mount: /dev/ad0s3: No such file or directory
> mount -o ro /dev/ad0s3 /conf/default/etc failed: droppnig into /bin/sh

What type of disk have you defined on your VMWare virtual server? The
default is SCSI, which corresponds to /dev/da, not ad.


> Cannot read termcap database;
> using dumb terminal settings.
> #
> do I need to use different commands or options to create iso image while
> using script?
> Please help.
> Many thanks in advance for your help and time.
> Best Regards,
> - ganesh
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